Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Heavy Cream to Release Split 7-Inch With RTX, Tour All Over the Place

Posted By on Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:48 AM

Yesterday, Drag City announced that RTX and Heavy Cream will be releasing a split 7-inch record via Volcom's vinyl club in September. HC will join their Infinity Cat brethren JEFF the Brotherhood (who did a split with Best Coast) in the lifestyle record store with "Killer Weed"/"Deadbeat," which will also be available from Drag City and the respective bands. Speaking of the respective bands, RTX and Heavy Cream will tour the Left Coast together, also in September. This will come on the heels of a "LONG AZZ" August tour with The Ettes and Hans Condor (different "HC") that Heavy Cream told us about via blogging the other day.

I must admit: Seeing the words "RTX" and "Nashville" in the same email made me think about this 134-comment thread that happened on the Cream way back in 2008, after RTX singer Jennifer Herrema (wearing fur) and Alcohol Stuntband singer Chris Crofton (wearing a sling) mixed it up at Springwater in what can only be described as "something weird that happened and seems to have involved physical violence to some degree." I wasn't there, but damn if I didn't just read that entire thread again.

Heavy Cream, meanwhile, are in some stage of working on/finishing up their sophomore effort for Infinity Cat, which I am looking forward to. Tour dates below:

The Ettes August tour:

8/02/11 Mercury Lounge New York, NY w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/03/11 Knitting Factory Brookyyn, NY w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/04/11 TT The Bear's Boston, MA w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/06/11 M Room Philadelphia, PA w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/09/11 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/10/11 Schuba's Chicago, IL w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/11/11 Fucking Awesome Fest @ The Magic Stick Detroit, MI w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/13/11 Replay Lounge Lawrence, KS w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/14/11 Summit Music Hall - Base Camp Denver, CO w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/15/11 Gunnison Brewery Gunnison, CO w/Heavy Cream, Hans Condor
8/17/11 Neurolux Boise, ID w/Hans Condor
8/18/11 A Club Spokane, WA w/Hans Condor
8/19/11 The Sunset Seattle, WA w/Hans Condor
8/21/11 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR w/Hans Condor
8/23/11 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA w/Hans Condor
8/25/11 The Echo Los Angeles, CA w/Hans Condor
8/26/11 Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown, CA w/Hans Condor
8/27/11 The Beauty Bar Las Vegas, NV w/Hans Condor
8/28/11 Club Congress Tucson, AZ w/Hans Condor
8/30/11 Emo's Austin, TX w/Hans Condor
9/01/11 The Earl Atlanta, GA w/Hans Condor
9/02/11 The Grey Eagle Asheville, NC w/Hans Condor
9/03/11 Black Cat Washington, DC w/Hans Condor

RTX West Coast tour:

9/2/11 San Diego, CA - Tin Can Alehouse w/ Heavy Cream
9/3/11 San Francisco, CA - Parkside Lounge w/ Heavy Cream
9/4/11 Eureka, CA - The Alibi w/ Heavy Cream
9/6/11 Olympia, WA - The Brotherhood w/ Heavy Cream
9/7/11 Vancouver, BC - The Warldorf Hotel w/ Heavy Cream
9/8/11 Victoria, BC - Logan's Pub w/ Heavy Cream
9/9/11 Seattle, WA - Funhouse w/ Heavy Cream
9/10/11 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios w/ Heavy Cream, Ty Segall
9/12/11 Oakland, CA - The New Parish w/ Heavy Cream
9/13/11 Fullerton, CA - Continental w/ Heavy Cream
9/14/11 Los Angeles, CA - Freak City w/ Heavy Cream
9/15/11 Long Beach, CA - Alex's Bar w/ Heavy Cream

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